Full name: Sylvio de Magalhães Padilha
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: June 5, 1909 in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: August 29, 2002 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Affiliations: Clube Espéria, São Paulo
Sylvio Padilha competed in athletics at the 1936 Olympics but became far better known as a sports administrator. He served as President of the Brazilian National Olympic Committee from 1963-90, and was also President and Vice-President of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO). Padilha was an IOC Member from 1963-95. He was on the Executive Board in 1969-73 and 1983-88, serving as Vice-President of the IOC from 1975-79. He was a member of multiple IOC Commissions, as follows: Joint Commission (1968-71), Olympic Programme (1972-74), Enquiry for Rhodesia (1973-75), Tripartite (1975-78), Council of the Olympic Order (1975-78), Commission for Greece (1980-81), Olympic Movement (1983-88), and Eligibility (1989-90).
Personal Bests: 110H – 14.8 (1933); 400H – 53.3 (1936).
|1932 Summer||23||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 110 metres Hurdles||Brazil||BRA||4 h1 r1/3|
|1932 Summer||23||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 400 metres Hurdles||Brazil||BRA||4 h2 r1/3|
|1936 Summer||27||Berlin||Athletics||Men's 400 metres Hurdles||Brazil||BRA||5|
|1932 Summer||23||Los Angeles||Athletics||Brazil||Round One||Heat One||4||15.4|
|1932 Summer||23||Los Angeles||Athletics||Brazil||Round One||Heat Two||4||55.1|
|1936 Summer||27||Berlin||Athletics||Brazil||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||3||QU||53.3|
|1936 Summer||27||Berlin||Athletics||Brazil||Round One||Heat Five||2||QU||54.2|